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Welcome to Tip Top ...

Tip Top is located in Allegany County<1>.

The location of Tip Top has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Tip Top is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Tip Top lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Tip Top ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Tip Top - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tip Top.

Communities near Tip Top ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tip Top.

  • Hornell
  • Wellsville
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    • Wellsville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wellsville
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    • Wellsville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<5>
  • Hornellsville
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    • Hornellsville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Canisteo
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    • Canisteo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canisteo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Canisteo
  • Amity
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    • Amity lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,060 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Friendship
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    • Friendship lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Dansville
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    • Dansville lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,777 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Andover
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    • Andover lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Tip Top.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,703 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tip Top. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tip Top.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tip Top. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tip Top.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tip Top. See our Newspapers Page for Tip Top.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tip Top ...

Looking for more information about Tip Top? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Tip Top, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Tip Top.

Adding Tip Top to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tip Top in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Tip Top was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Tip Top on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tip Top.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tip Top. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tip Top - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tip Top) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tip Top. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2231, Longitude: -77.7897       In this case, the coordinates for Tip Top have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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